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Bob Wyman

Full name: James Robert "Bob" Wyman
Gender: Male
Weight: 148 lbs (67 kg)
Born: April 27, 1909 in West Ham, Greater London, Great Britain
Died: 1978 in [unknown], Surrey, Great Britain
Affiliations: Wembley Canadians, Wembley (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Ice Hockey

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

As a speed skater, Bob Wyman was a British champion and record holder and he used his speed to good advantage when he turned to hockey. He played in the English League for Richmond Hawks, Harringay Greyhounds and Streatham, and in the first post-war season he was with Wembley Lions. Wyman, who was one of only two members of the 1936 Olympic team who learned the game in England, only played in the game against Japan at the Olympics before joining the BBC radio commentary team that brought listeners news of Britain’s memorable victory at Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Wyman worked in the motor trade in London and during the war served as a Lieutenant Commander in the Royal Navy.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Winter 26 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey Great Britain GBR 1 Gold

Men's Ice Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G AST PIM
1936 Winter 26 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ice Hockey Great Britain GBR Final Standings 1 1936-02-06 0 0 1
1936 Winter 26 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ice Hockey Great Britain GBR Group D Match #3 1 1936-02-08 GBR 3, JPN 0 0 1